Entertaining

The Easy Art of Entertaining (My Style)

We love to entertain in this house and have been doing it for many years and so at this stage, I like to think we have the art of looking after guests fairly well sussed!!  As I work full-time, I don't get to have people over as often as I would like but when we… Continue reading The Easy Art of Entertaining (My Style)

Entertaining, Family Food

Sweet & Sour Chicken Fakeaway!

We don't eat takeaways too often in our house but when we do, we really enjoy them!  This is a recipe which I have been making for a number of years and it gives the same results as a takeaway but is so much nicer. The batter is made up using cornflour and beaten egg,… Continue reading Sweet & Sour Chicken Fakeaway!

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Country Home Style: Living Room

So here it is.. my third instalment in our Home Tour!!  I've already given you our Downstairs Toilet (here) and our Dining Room (here) and now its the turn of our Living Room... Like a number of the rooms in our home, after our ten years of living here it was due a makeover and… Continue reading Country Home Style: Living Room

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Country Home Style: Dining Room

In today's homes it is more typical to have an Open Plan Kitchen/Dining Area as opposed to individual rooms but when we were planning our home, we probably went against the trends and opted for a separate Kitchen and Dining Room. While our Kitchen is large enough to cater for a greater number of people than… Continue reading Country Home Style: Dining Room